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clinton is expected to take the stage to support president obama. democrats are hoping it will add some credibility to the obama campaign. clinton headlines tonight's speeches and presidentbama will cap it off tonight. and our senior senator barbara mikulski will attend. >>> some political souvenirs have a long tradition, but others go outside the bo. karen kay a takes us shopping in charlotte. >> reporter: conventions only last once every four years. republicans have their elephant share of ms. in tampa. in charlotte for the democrats, it's much the same. it show political pride there's everything from hats to socks. the youth vote play a major role in democrat success in 2008. it might be part of a long-term party strategy. as it's been for generations of campaigns, there are buttons, lots and lots of buttons, inside and outside the hall. >> i like this one with the image of them. >> reporter: the point is to create a lasting memory but some may not make the plane ride home. >> from cupcakes to candy boxes that feature the first lady and president obama. >> reporter: they have likenes
into next week. >> president obama and mitt romney campaigned once again in the same state two days in a row. tory dunnan joins u live from washington. yesterday it was ohio. where were the candidates taking their message to today? >> they decided to hold events at pretty much the same time. let's take a look hoot the numbers. this is a cnn poll. it shows president obama has a lead over mitt romney 50% to 44%. both decided to criticize each other's economic plans. >> my opponent a big believer in topdown economics. we tried it in the last decade before i was elected president. it didn't work then and it won't work now. >> our economy needs to be reinvigorated and the president has laid out his plan. it's a continuation of the old plan. we can't afford four more years of the last four years, all right? >> reporter: back in 2008 virginia ended up going to obama. he was the first democrat to take the state since 1964. >> troy, both candidates have new ads out. tell us what we can expect to hear in the new campaign ads? >> reporter: let's start with the obama campaign. they release lad scaightsi
to an actual tie and president obama is going to have to put on a big performance on thursday night to get bump as well. >> wall, the speeches tonight including governor o'malley at 10:00 followed by a relatively unknown mayor from texas, san antonio. what's this about? >> reporter: yes, san antonio mayor julian castro. not a lot of people know about him but he takes to the national stage tonight. he is 37 years old. he's a rising star in the democratic party and will be the first latino to deliver a keynote address at the democratic national convention. here's what he had to say. >> immigration, education, healthcare, and any number of issues, he has been a very effective advocate for the latino community. >> reporter: people are already starting to draw some parallels between obama's speech in 2004 when people didn't necessarily know so much about the state senator and how this is going to be a similar setting for the san antonio mayor. he has some big shoes to film tonight. >> that's interesting. addition to castro, people are waiting for the first lady, mall -- michelle obama. she is suppos
on a high note with a speech from president obama. the campaigns shifted focus. emily schmidt is live. what is the reaction from the president's speech today? >> reporter: we saw the strong reaction with the party faithful inside the convention hall last night. another way to gain how gauge, is that the numb of tweets per minute when me was speaking last night, set a new twister record. republicans say look at today's new job numbers, they say the democrats are all talk. >> i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> convention cheers rang out in charlotte. the latest jobs report numbers were sobering news. >> after the party last night , the hangover today. >> reporter: the labor market lost momentum adding 96,000 jobs, down from 141,000 in july, the unemployment rate fell, too, 8.1%. candidate, mitt romney, was quick to react at a rally in iowa. >> 95,000 i believe net new jobs created and almost 400,000 people dropped out of the work force all together. it's simply unmanageable. >> reporter: president obama and vice president joe biden gave their own interpretation o
's secretly taped comments at a fund-raiser made headlines. what the obama campaign is doing to capitalize on it. >>> sex ed is howeverred in some schools. now some are offering the morning after pill. where it's happening and how the community is reacting. >>> put a little weather into motion. take a look at chesapeake beach. on the cooler side. daytime highs home getting into the 60s. outside the studios, showing a beautiful shot overlook towson. here's the son going down a little before 7:00 the official sun sets. the current temperature is 67 degrees. bone dry humidity at 33%. the winds are calm between 5% to 10%. that back down. it should be around 75. we were below average for the date. 68 in frederick, cooling down in winchester and hagerstown. through the evening hours it's going to really cool down. 55 and we're back on at 11 receipt after "dancing with the stars." tomorrow morning it will be in the 70s. tomorrow the clouds will move. take a look at maryland's most powerful radar. a few of the high clouds pushing in. that's going to stay in interior new england. we have our eyes o
the latest from mitt romney and president obama on the campaign trail. >>> are you tired of dog owners not picking up after their pets? >>> i wanted to load up the havre de grace camera. blue skies. let me step out. enjoy the shot. savor the weather. it is crisp, cool and sunny. you can see that the weather is much the same across the area with the temperatures in the low 80s to near 80 degrees. basically, again, this is what we wait for all year, almost no wind, certainly no rain. chesapeake beach, a sunny scenario. all across the area we seat bright conditions in baltimore itself. we've got a gorgeous, gorgeous scenario for very competitive baseball. no question about that. again, enjoying what is some great weather right now. current conditions at bwi. we've got temperatures in the mid to upper 70s across the area. 78 at bwi. humidity is comfortably low at 47%. temperatures comfortable to low 80s. the dew points in the mid-40s. this is gorgeous. we're going to stay clear tonight, clear first thing when you wake up, maybe some fog. as we start off the day and low valleys a little bit
aim at president obama in their convention. this week the democrats get their chance to respond. tory dunnan joins us now from the site of this week's democratic national convention in charlotte, north carolina i know things are just getting underway. tell us what's happening now. >> reporter: organizers at the dnc are making sure things are ready. you have supporters and delegates arriving in charlotte. one thing that will be different is, of course, the message. democrats watched republicans in tampa hammer the president on the economy. >> millions of americans are unsure about their future. >> that money wasn't just spent and wasted it. was borrowed, spent and wasted. >> we must reign -- reign in the skyrocketing cost. >> reporter: with the tough question, whether voters are better off now than four years ago. >> folks, let me make something clear and slay it to the press. america is better off today than they left us when they left. >> reporter: here convention hall democrats will unveil a star studded lineup to match the enthusiasm from four years ago. >> you know my husband has
up. >>> now to democracy 2012 news tonight, president obama and mitt romney both delivered major speeches today, focused on for policy. tory dunnan joins us live from washington. hello. we don't often get a chance to hear the scanneds talk about these types of issues, do we? >> reporter: we don't. either candidate mentioned the other but it was clear that politics were at play. >> thank you very much oar while speaking to the united nations general assembly president obama addressed the recent deadly lay tacks in the middle east. >> this violence and intolerance has no place among our united nations. >> reporter: he criticized the video that led to the widespread violence. at the same time obama -- >> i will always defend their right to do so. >> reporter: the romney campaign criticized obama for not being tough enough on iran. today the president sought to silence his critics. >> we believe there is time and space to do so. that time is not unlimited. >> reporter: mitt romney spoke at the clinton global initiative. he argued global stability comes through economic success. >> no
. >> reporter: today president obama is off the campaign trail, but the republican candidates are definitely on the attack. >> amid all of these threats and dangers, what we do not see is steady, consistent american leadership. >> reporter: today mitt romney's running mate, paul ryan, kicked off his speech to a large group of conservatives at the values voters summit. >> in the days ahead and in the years ahead, american foreign policy needs morale clarity and firmness of purpose. >> reporter: some of the speakers seemed to join ryan by poking fun at the president's global strategy, including the congresswoman michele bachmann. >> president obama needs to get his priorities straight. what he needs to do is cancel his interview with david letterman, cancel his meeting with beyonce and jay-z and  instead agree to meet with the prime minister of is israel benjamin netanyahu. >> and they released a statement right after paul roin's speech saying his the p and dishonest. this was president obama's message for the american people. >> what i want all of you to know is that we're going to bring t
and president bush had a very different judgment. >> reporter: mitt romney and president obama are no strangers to debates. combined participated in dozens of debates over the past two election cycles. a lot is at stake this wednesday in denver. >> i would put medicare and social security in a lock box. >> reporter: in 2000, algore held an 8 point lead over george bush before the first debate. right after his lead vanished, the two were tied at 43. this year, each side is making efforts to lower expectations. this memo obtained, is written by romney advisor, beth meyers, she talks glowingly about the president's debate record, siting where americans declared him the winner over john mccain each time. you make your opponent out to be unbeatable, regardless of what is said, you can declare a victory of sorts. >> how are the candidates getting ready for the weekend? >> reporter: there is going to be a lot of studying going this weekend, mitt romney is going back to boston, actually you might remember he has been getting ready with rob portman, playing the role of president obama and portman took
obama appeared in the rose garden to speak out on the attack in libya that killed the u.s. ambassador and three americans. >> make no mistake, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> reporter: republican candidate mitt romney also expressed outrage over the attack but was critical of what he calls the administration's initial response to the protest in egypt. romney claimed the administration sympathized with those who waged the attacks. the u.s. embassy in cairo condemning, quote the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of muslims has weakened efforts to offend believers. the state and white house disavowed the statement as unauthorized. today romney stood by his words when asked whether he had jumped the gun. >> the white house distanced itself from the statement saying this wasn't cleared by washington. that reflects the mixed signals they're sndzing to the world. >> reporter: the president responded to romney's criticism of the white house. >> governor romney seems to have a tendency
. on election day you need to reach 270 for a victory. the tossup states are in yellow. say president obama wins ohio, his numbers go up to 255. say he wins another huge state like florida and he is at 284. all of a sudden it's game over. now you see why the candidates are focused on the buckeye state. >> very different messages for mitt romney and president obama. who are they talking to and where in ohio? >> reporter: mitt romney is in the middle of this campaign bus tour through the state. it's lasting three days. he's doing three campaign rally. this is the latest poll showing president obama with a 51%, 44% lead. >> there's so many in our country that are hurting right now. i want to help them. i know what it takes to get an economy going again. >> reporter: as for the president, this was his 29th trip to ohio before taking office. he held rallies at two college campuses. obama targeted the middle class vote while speaking to supporters at bowling green university. >> we can create 1 million new manufacturing jobs in the next four years with the right policies. that's what i'm fighting for.
remembers 9/11. >> reporter: president obama put on his commander in chief day. his message, different from what we've seen on the campaign trail in recent weeks. today it was all about unit. >> the true legacy of 9/11 will not be about fear, hate or division. this will be a safer world a stronger nation and a people more united than ever before. >> reporter: mitt romney adopted the same tone at his speech at the national guard association in nevada. >> we remember with heavy hearts, the tragic loss of life and thankfulfulness to those who responded. >> reporter: paul ryan spoke previously to the national guard. >> i just wanted to come mon the anniversary of 9/11 and say thank you. >> reporter: and vice-president joe biden joined families in pennsylvania to remember flight 93. >> it's a bittersweet moment for the indoor nation, for all the -- entire nation, for all the country but particularly, for the family members gathered here today. >> reporter: the ceremony, which happened earlier today in new york, politicians were not invited to speak. >> well, he's not a crawnd but he has been mak
cnnorc poll shows president obama getting 52% from likely vote are apsd mitt romney at 46%. just before the democratic convention, the two were tied. it appears president obama got a four point bump. in comparison mitt romney pulled off a one point jump. paul ryan is focusing on fund-raising. he's in portland. mitt romney -- >> forward is his campaign slow gafnlt i think forewarned is a better term. we know what would happen if he were ree leaked. we've seen more years of high unemployment, more years of massive deficits. we're forewarned. that's why we're not going to recollect this man. >> reporter: he called this post convention bounce of the democrats a sugar high and was quick to point out that republicans right now have more cash on hand, something clearly that they feel is a critical point as we move into the last 57 days of the election. >> sense you mentioned cash are they seeing a bump in the president's campaign dollars sense last week. >> reporter: president obama outraised mitt romney in the month of august, $3 million more, but it's still a win for democrats. republicans s
president obama. >> 47% are with him who believe they're victims, who believe the government has the responsibility to care for them. my job is not to worry about those people. >> reporter: monday night, romney defended the meaning behind his words. >> do you believe in a govement-centered sheet that provides more and more been fits or do you believe instead in a free enterprise society where people are able to pursue their descreems? i believe the latter. >> reporter: the other one shows him joking about his father's background and the influence of the latino vote. >> he was born in mexico. had he been born to mexican parents, i would have a better shot at wins. i say that jokingly. >> reporter: today mother jones released another clip where romney appeared pessimistic about peace in the middle east. >> committed to the destruction and elimination of israel. i'd say there's no way. >> reporter: so the romney campaign is responding to that last video clip saying those comments are consistent with what the republican candidate has said in the past and an interesting turn of events
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